Unfamiliar Quotations

Work and Leisure

While work expands to fill the time, time expands to fill a mission."  - Nell Scovell

"The trouble with being a window washer is that the better you do your job, the less you have to show for it.” -Richard Kopperdahl

“If work was a good thing the rich would have it all and not let you do it.” -Elmore Leonard.

"A man's idea of comfort is to be as untidy as possible." - Elizabeth Peters

"Work your fingers to the bone and what do you get? Boney fingers." -Hoyt Axton


"I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours." -Jerome K. Jerome

"It is far better to sit idle than to just do nothing at all." -Joen Ellen Kanze
"I'm perfectly capable of wasting my own time -- I no longer allow others to do it for me." -Mitchell Fox

"They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom for trying to change the system from within." Leonard Cohen

"I know of no word, other than possibly 'toilet,' that has more euphemisms than 'fired.'" -Will Manley 

"Bumming and gestating look a lot alike." -Daniel Pinkwater

"Even living legends have to live." -Shel Silverstein